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john a.

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity,423 Mendenhall Lab, 125 S Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210 (614)688-5467,

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Post-Graduate Human Rights Fellow, 1978-1980 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA/BERKELEY (BOALT HALL), Juris Doctor, 1973 STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Philosophy Minor, 1969

Professor of Law, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW 2003-present Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil liberties, Ohio State University, 2003-Present Executive Director, THE KIRWAN INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF RACE & ETHNICITY, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 2003-present Professor of Law, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL, 1993-2003 Adjunct Professor of Law, HUBERT H. HUMPHREY INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 1993-2003 EARL R. LARSON CHAIR IN CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES LAW, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL, 2001-2003

Marvin J. Sonosky Chair of Law and Public Policy, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW
SCHOOL, 1999-2000 Julius E. Davis Professor, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL, 1997-1998 Executive Director, THE INSTITUTE ON RACE & POVERTY, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL, 1993-2003 Graduate Professor in American Studies, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 2001-2003 Adjunct Professor, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, 1999 Adjunct Professor of American Studies, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 1997 Consultant, FORD FOUNDATION AFRICA PROGRAM, Spring 1994

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Staff Attorney, SEATTLE PUBLIC DEFENDER, 1973-1976 Law Clerk, DNA/PEOPLES (LEGAL SERVICES), 1972

MEMBER/AFFILIATIONS: Chairman of the Board for the TIDES Network, National Bar Association, National Conference of Black Lawyers, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, National Housing Law Center Association, Washington State Bar Association, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), National Economic Development and Law Center, Transatlantic Human Rights Group, National Urban League, Smart Growth America, Center for Social Inclusion Advisory Board, African American Forum on Race & Regionalism, African American Leadership Academy

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Recipient of the History Maker Award; Outstanding Community Service Award from Univ of MN.

Born: Background: May 27, 1947 Grew up in Detroit, Michigan as the sixth of nine children. Attended high school in Detroit at Southeastern. Played basketball and ran track in high school, and ran track in college. Central and Northern Europe, Canada, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Mexico and other parts of Central America, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, the Seychelles, Botswana, Ethiopia, Malawi, India, New Zealand, Australia.


BOOKS powell, john, Michael Omi and Manuel Pastor. Structural Racism in a Diverse Society. Forthcoming. powell, john, Gavin Kearney and Vina Kay editors. In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred: Linking Housing and Education Polices. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. 2001. powell, john, with L. McDonald. The Rights of Racial Minorities: The Basic ACLU Guide to Racial Minority Rights (Young People’s Version). The American Civil Liberties Union, 1998. powell, john (with L. McDonald). The Rights of Racial Minorities: The Basic ACLU Guide to Racial Minority Rights, 2nd ed. The American Civil Liberties Union, 1993. BOOK CHAPTERS powell, john. “Federated Regionalism as a Strategy for Social Justice.” Sustainable Metropolitan Communities Breakthrough Stories. M. Paloma Pavel ed. MIT Press. Forthcoming. powell, john. “The Black Metropolis in the 21st Century.” Structural Racism and Spatial Jim Crow. Bullard, Robert ed. Forthcoming. powell, john. “With All Deliberate Speed? Using Brown to Understand Brown.” The Ohio State University. Forthcoming powell, john a., Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Daniel Newhart and Eric Stiens. “Toward a Transformative View of Race: The Crisis and Opportunity of Katrina.” There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class, and Katrina. Eds.Gregory Squires and Chester Hartmann. New York: Routledge, 2006.

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powell, john. “A New Theory of Integrated Education: True Education.” School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back. Boger, John and Gary Orfield eds. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. powell, john. Foreword. Talking the Walk: A Communication Guide for Racial Justice. Cunning, Hunter and Makani Themba editors. Oakland, CA: AKPress, 2003. powell, john. “Toward the Livable City.” Opportunity-Based Housing. Buchwald, Emilie ed. Minneapolis: Milkweek Editions, 2003. powell, john. “Sprawl, Fragmentation, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality: Limiting Civil Rights by Fragmenting Space.” Urban Sprawl: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses. Squires, Gregory ed. Washington D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 2002. powell, john and Kathleen Graham. "Urban Fragmentation as a Barrier to Equal Opportunity." 2002 Report of the Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights: Rights at Risk, Equality in an Age of Terrorism. 2002 powell, john, with Kathleen Graham. “Fragmentation as a Primary Barrier to Civil Rights Enforcement.” Institute on Race and Poverty, 2002. powell, john. “Transformative Action: A Strategy for Ending Racial Hierarchy and Achieving True Democracy.” Beyond Racism: Race and Inequality in Brazil, South Africa and the United States. Charles V. Hamilton, Lynn Huntley, Neville Alexander, Antonio Sérgio Alfredo Guimarães, and Wilmot James, editors. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001 powell, john. “Race, Poverty and Social Security.” Challenges to Equality: Poverty and Race in America. Hartman, Chester ed. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001 powell, john. Introduction. Double Exposure: Poverty & Race in America. Hartman, Chester ed. Armonk, NY: M E Sharpe, 1996. powell, john. “Who Thought of Dropping Racial Categories and Why?” Double Exposure: Poverty & Race in America. Hartman, Chester ed. Armonk, NY: M E Sharpe, 1997. powell, john. “The Debate on Multiculturalism.” Double Exposure: Poverty & Race in America. Hartman, Chester ed. Armonk, NY: M E Sharpe, 1997. powell, john. “Are You Going To March.” Race: An Anthology in the First Person. Schneider, Bart ed. New York : Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1997. powell, john. “How Government Tax and Housing Policy Have Racially Segregated America.” Taxing America, K. Brown and M.L. Fellows, editors. NY: New York University Press, 1996. powell, john. “Worlds Apart: Reconciling Freedom of Speech and Equality.” The Price We Pay: The Case Against Racist Speech, Hate Propaganda, and Pornography. Lederer, Laura & Richard. Delgado eds. New York: Hill & Wang (a division of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), 1995.

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powell, john. “Addressing Regional Dilemmas for Minority Communities.” Reflections on Regionalism. Katz, Bruce ed. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2000. ARTICLES AND ESSAYS powell, john and Stephen Menendian. “Race and Class in Progressive Politics.” University of Minnesota. Forthcoming. powell, john. “The Impact of Societal Systems of Black Male Violence.” Journal of Aggression, Trauma and Maltreatment (Special Issue). Forthcoming. powell, john. “Using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program to Connect Low-Income Children to High-Quality Schools. Poverty and Race, Jan./Feb. 2007. Grant-Thomas, Andrew and john a. powell. “Toward a Structural Racism Framework.” Poverty and Race, Nov./Dec. 2006. powell, john a. and Maya Wiley. "Tearing Down Structural Racism and Rebuilding Communities." Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Clearinghouse Review. MayJune (2006). powell, john a. "Moving Beyond the Isolated Self: The Political and Spiritual Project for the 21st Century." TIDES Social Policy Magazine. Spring 2005. powell, john. “Dreaming of a Self Beyond Whiteness and Isolation.” Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 18 (2005): 13. powell, john. “Needed: More Focus on Whiteness.” Poverty and Race, January & February (2005). powell, john. “The Needs of Members in A Legitimate Democratic State.” Santa Monica Law Review 44 (2004). powell, john. “Lessons From Suffering: How Social Justice Informs Spirituality.” University of St.Thomas Law Journal 1 (2003). powell, john. “Does Living a Spirituality Engaged Life Mandate Us to Be Actively Engaged in Issues of Social Justice?” University of St. Thomas Law Review 1 (2003). powell, john and Spencer, Marguerite. “Brown is Not Brown and Educational Reform is Not Reform if Integration is Not a Goal.” New York University Review of Law & Social Change 28 (2003). powell, john and Spencer, Marguerite. “Giving Them the Old ‘One-Two’: Gentrification and the K.O. of Impoverished Urban Dwellers of Color.” Howard Law Journal Spring (2003). powell, john. “Opportunity-Based Housing.” Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, 2 Winter (2003).

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powell, john. “Racism and Metropolitan Dynamics: The Civil Rights Challenge of the 21st Century.” Ford Foundation, 2002. powell, john. “A Minority-Majority Nation: Racing the Population in the Twenty-First Century.” Fordham Urban Law Journal 4 April (2002). powell, john. “Post-Durban Implications for the US Civil Rights Agenda.” Poverty and Race Research Action Council, 2002. powell, john. “The Tensions Between Integration and School Reform.” Hastings Constitutionals Law Quarterly 28 Spring (2001). powell, john. “The New Racial Politics of Social Security.” Colorlines Fall (2000). powell, john and Udayakumar, S.P. “Race, Poverty, & Globalization.” Poverty and Race May/June (2000). powell, john. “Whites Will Be Whites: The Failure to Interrogate Racial Privilege.” University of San Francisco Law Review 34 Spring (2000): 419. powell, john. “Achieving Racial Justice: What’s Sprawl Got to Do with It?” Poverty & Race, Sept./Oct. (1999). powell, john. “What We Need to Do About the ‘Burbs’?” Colorlines Magazine, Fall (1999). powell, john. “Race and Space.” Poverty & Race, 8 (1999). powell, john. “Race, Poverty and Urban Sprawl: Access to Opportunities Through Regional Strategies.” Forum for Social Economics, Spring (1999). powell, john. “What Really Drives Metropolitan Growth.” Brookings Review, Fall (1998). powell, john and Marguerite Spencer. “Remaking the Urban University for the Urban Student: Talking About Race.” Connecticut Law Review 30 (1998): 1247. powell, john. “As Justice Requires/Permits: The Delimitation of Harmful Speech in a Democratic Society,” Law & Inequality Journal, 16 (1997). powell, john. “The Colorblind Multiracial Dilemma: Racial Categories Reconsidered.” University of San Francisco Law Review 31 (1997): 789. powell, john. “The ‘Racing’ of American Society: Race Functioning as a Verb Before Signifying as a Noun.” Law & Inequality, 15 (1997): 99. powell, john. “Reflections on the Self: Exploring Between and Beyond Modernity and Postmodernity.” Minnesota .Law Review, 81 (1997): 1481.

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powell, john. “Injecting a Race Component into Mount Laurel-Style Litigation.” Seton Hall Law Review, 27 (1997): 1369. powell, john. “Race & Democracy in America.” Colors, Fall (1996). powell, john. “Worlds Apart: Reconciling Freedom of Speech and Equality.” Kentucky Law Journal, (1996): 9. powell, john. “Is Racial Integration Essential to Achieving Quality Education for Low-Income Minority Students, In the Short Term? In the Long Term?” Poverty and Race, Sep.-Oct. (1996). powell, john. “Segregation and Educational Inadequacy in Twin Cities Public Schools.” Hamline J. Pub. Law and Policy (1996): 337. powell, john. “Living and Learning: Linking Housing and Education.” Minnesota Law Review 80 (1996): 749. powell, john. “Black Immersion Schools.” New York University Review of Law and Social Change, 21 (1995): 601. powell, john. “Blaming the Remedy.” Racefile, May-June (1995). powell, john. “Constructing an Agenda for the Post-Civil Rights Era.” University of South Florida Law Review 29 (1995): 889. powell, john. “How the ‘War on Drugs’ Decimated Black America.” Colors, July-Aug (1995). powell, john. “Who Thought of Dropping Racial Categories, and Why?” Poverty & Race, JanFeb. (1995). powell, john. “Neighborhood Schools Mean Segregated Schools.” Star Tribune, Dec. 18, 1994. powell, john. “Who Really Can Claim Innocence?” Poverty & Race, Nov.-Dec. (1994). powell, john. “Righting the Law: Seeking a Humane Voice.” West Virginia Law Review 96 (1994): 33. powell, john. “Talking Race.” Hungry Mind Review, 31 (1994): 15. powell, john and Adam Cohen. “The Right to Die.” Issues in Law and Medicine, 10 (1994): 169–182. powell, john. “Symposium: Is Racism Permanent?” Poverty & Race, Nov.-Dec. (1993). powell, john. “Race and Poverty: A New Focus for Legal Services.” Clearinghouse Review, 27 (1993): 299.

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powell, john. “Rights Talk/Free Speech and Equality.” Annual Survey of American Law, (1992/1993): 587. powell, john. “The Debate on Multiculturalism.” Poverty & Race, July (1992). powell, john. “Comment: Racial Realism or Racial Despair?” Connecticut Law Review 24 (1992): 533. powell, john. “Racism and Multiculturalism: A Dilemma in a Post-Civil Rights Era.” Management Information Exchange Journal, 5 (1991): 2. powell, john. “Hostage to the Drug War: The National Purse, the Constitution and the Black Community.” University of California (Davis) Law Review 24 (1991): 557 powell, john. “New Property Desegregated: A Model to Address Employment Discrimination.” University of San Francisco Law Review 24 (1990): 363. BOOK REVIEWS powell, john and Marguerite Spencer. Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons, by Jane Lazarre; Displacing Whiteness: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism, edited by Ruth Frankenberg. Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society, (Winter 2000). REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS powell, john, and Christy Rogers. Foreword. Transforming the Face of Housing: The Dynamics of Race, Class, and Housing Opportunity. Forthcoming. powell, john, Samir Gambhir Jason Reece and Christy Rogers. Communities of Opportunities: A Framework for a more Equitable and Sustainable Future for All. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. January 2007. powell, john, Robert Bullard, Angela Glover Blackwell and Deeohn Ferris. Regionalism: Projection of its Impact on Cleveland’s African American Community. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity for The Presidents’ Council of Cleveland, January 2006. powell, john, Rebecca Reno, and Jason Reece. Economic Segregation: Challenging Ohio’s Public Schools. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. November 2005. powell, john, Julie Nielsen, Jason Reece, Roger Clay, Jr. and Time Lohrentz. A Minority Business Development Framework for the Cleveland Foundation. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (Commissioned by the Cleveland Foundation.) October, 2005. “You Have the Right.” Syndicated Column. (1989-1993).

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INVITED PRESENTATIONS Presentation on opportunity mapping with Jill Fuglister for Oregon's Coalition for a Livable Future & Portland State University. Seattle, WA - Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Engagement at The Centre for Research on Immigration, Ethnicity and Citizenship. Montreal, Canada - Tuesday, May 22, 2007. Meeting with Hillary Pennington to discuss innovative approaches to alleviating poverty throughout the U.S. and globally. Seattle, WA - Sunday, May 13, 2007 Presentation to Fellows at the African American Leadership Academy. Columbus, OH Wednesday, May 9, 2007. Engagement with the Capital Hill Katrina Forum. Washington D.C – Monday, May 7, 2007. Presentation to the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS (MAAR). Bloomington, MN Thursday, May 4, 2007 Interview with Fred Andrle, WOSU Radio. Columbus, OH - Tuesday, May 1, 2007. Presentation at first annual Soka University of America Symposium on Social Issues. Aliso Viejo, CA.Saturday - April 28, 2007. Keynote speech for New Racial Studies Project, University of California. Santa Barbara, CA Thursday & Friday, April 19 & 20, 2007. Speaking engagement with the Democracy Alliance. Carlsbad, CA - Thursday & Friday, April 19 & 20, 2007 Presentation at meeting of MORE2 (Metro Organizing for Racial and Economic Equity), Gamaliel Foundation. Kansas City, MO - Thursday, April 12, 2007. Panel presentation at national conference examining Dred Scott, Harvard University Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice. Cambridge, MA - Friday, April 6, 2007. Guest Lecture for Lee Walker at the University of Texas - Austin. Austin, TX - Wednesday, March 21, 2007. Class: TC 301 Community & Place. “Housing and Opportunity Through a Racial Lens: Housing Challenges Impacting Communities of Color.” Keynote Address for “Opportunity Mapping Initiative: Leveling the Central Texas Playing Field” Luncheon held by Community Partnership for the Homeless. Austin, TX - Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Luncheon Keynote Address and Panel Presentation Fair Housing Law and Practice Conference, Seattle University School of Law. ) Seattle, WA - Friday, March 16, 2007. "A Communities of Opportunity Approach to Fair Housing" (Keynote) "Fair Housing and the LIHTC Program" (Panel).

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Keynote address at the first summit of the Institute for the Study of Race and Poverty, Tulane University. New Orleans, LA - Monday, March 12, 2007. "Structural Racism and Recovery: Opportunities for Change. Presentation at Symposium on the Intersection of Racism and Education. Chicago, IL - Saturday, March 10, 2007. Keynote address at New England Legal Services Structural Racism Symposium, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Inc. Boston, MA - Tuesday, Wednesday, March 6 & 7, 2007. Presentation at "Faith in Democracy Regional Issue Summit. PRISCM/Gamaliel." Saturday, March 3, 2007 Panel remarks at Symposium on the Moral Implications of Unequal Schooling, sponsored by the Center for Practical Bioethics. Cincinnati, OH - Saturday, February 24, 2007 Presentation to the Executive Committee of the Ohio State College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Columbus, OH - Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Speaking engagement at MLK Celebration, National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI - Tuesday, January 30, 2007 Panel presentation at Justice & Journalism conference, USC Annenberg School of Communications, Institute for Justice and Journalism. Los Angeles, CA - Monday, January 15, 2007. "Covering the Complexities of Civil Rights, Equality and Opportunity." Keynote at 3rd Annual Regional Equitable Development Summit sponsored by Sustainable Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA - Friday, December 15, 2006 Presentation at Gamaliel-National Leadership Assembly Meeting. St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN Thursday & Friday, December 7 & 8, 2006. Engagement at Ford Foundation convening. Santa Barbara, CA - Monday-Wednesday, December 4-6, 2006. Presentation at Democracy Alliance Conference. Miami, FL - Thursday, November 16, 2006 Presentation on Seattle/ Louisville cases for American Constitution Society and Equal Justice Society Symposium. Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Presentation at Metropolitan Richmond Forum sponsored by Hope In The Cities. Richmond, VA - November 9, 2006. Panel presentation at DePaul University forum on "Hurricane Katrina and Other Urban Calamities: Race, Class, Gender and Public Policy." Chicago, IL - Friday, October 6, 2006. Opening plenary address at the Joint Annual Conference for The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits & the Minnesota Council on Foundations. St. Paul, MN - October 5, 2006.

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Panel presentation at Seventh Biennial Conference for The Just Beginning Foundation. Cincinnati, OH - September 23, 2006. Presentation at Casey-CSSP Alliance for Racial Equity, Sixth Retreat. Baltimore, MD - August 3, 2006. “Challenging Racial and Child Welfare Disparities: Lessons Learned, Strategies for the Future.” Keynote remarks at opening general session, City of San Antonio Housing Summit. San Antonio, TX - July 18, 2006. “Towards a Transformative View of Race: The Crisis and Opportunity of Katrina.” Panel presentation at the Association of Diocesan Social Action Directors, Social Action Summer Institute, University of Dayton. Dayton, OH - July 17, 2006. “Poverty in America: The Good, The Bad and Preparing for the Future. Presentation (with Manuel Pastor) at Aspen Institute Ideas Festival. Aspen, CO - July 7, 2006. Keynote address at fundraiser event for Gamaliel - U.S. Capital Region, and PRISCM (People for Reform in South and Central Maryland). Washington D.C. - June 29, 2006. “Race, Equity and Opportunity for Central and Southern Maryland.” Presentation at African American Leadership Commission (Gamaliel) Conference: Connecting the Dots to Raise Up a Standard Against a Flood of Segregation. St. Louis, MO - June 16, 2006. “Katrina: What the AALC Needs to Know.” Keynote address at PeopleFund speaker series. Austin, TX - May 16, 2006. “Building Equity in Austin: Maintaining Inclusion in a Hot Market Region.” Presentation at Clouds in Water Zen Center. St. Paul, MN - Sunday, May 14, 2006. Presentation at the Ohio State University Psychology Department Colloquium. Columbus, OH May 11, 2006. “Linking Fate: Addressing Racialized Structures to Promote Fairness for Everyone.” Lecture at Prairie State College Symposium: "On the Move from Good to Great." Chicago, IL March 11, 2006. “The Power of Language and Identity in the Pursuit of Excellence in Diverse Communities.” Presentation at ISAIAH convening. Minneapolis, MN - February 23, 2006. “The Promise of Democracy: Keeping the Faith.” Keynote address at Lafayette Seminar on Public Issues. Lexington, KY - February 16, 2006. “Housing for All - Managing the Line Between Gentrification and Revitalization.” Campus address at the University of Wisconsin on inequities in poverty, race and class revealed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Milwaukee, WI - January 27, 2006. “Race and Poverty in America: What Hurricane Katrina Has Revealed.” Keynote address at the University of Wisconsin Common Ground Conference: Building Coalitions Against Racism & Privilege in Greater Milwaukee. Milwaukee, WI - January 27, 2006. “Linking Fate: Addressing Racialized Structures to Promote Fairness to Everyone.”

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Panel remarks at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Symposium on Resolving Identity-Based Conflict. Columbus, OH – January 26, 2006. Keynote at Public Forum on Smart Growth & Regional Equity. Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. Dayton, OH - January 19, 2006. “Regionalism and Racial Justice.” Luncheon address for the Skillman Foundation. Detroit, MI - January 10, 2006. “How Regional Equity Issues Impact Detroit and Similar Cities.” Panel presentation at Digital Justice Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota - December 12, 2005. “The Application of Community Informatics.” Presentation at the Changing the Face of Housing in Minnesota 4th Annual Event. St. Paul, MN December 9, 2005. “Making the Invisible Visible: Confronting Housing Problems in Minnesota Through a Racial and Structural Lens.” Presentation to Adult Education Forum at Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, OH November 20, 2005. "Building a Community of Opportunity: Addressing Challenges and Creating Opportunity Around Broad Street Presbyterian." Keynote address at Camden, NJ Conference. Beyond the Postindustrial City: Charting Camden's Future Informed by its Past. Camden, NJ - November 18, 2005. “Regional Equity: The Civil Rights Cause for the 21st Century." Plenary lecture at NARCC National Conference. Ottawa, Canada - Nov. 12, 2005. Social Justice Through a Structural Racism Lens: Addressing Key Leverage Points to Expand Opportunity.” Engagement with ICEJ (Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice). Hartford, CT - November 10, 2005. "Challenging the Structures of Racism: Moving Hartford Forward.” Presentation at University of Findlay, Diversity Week. Findlay, OH - November 3, 2005. "Diversity: Human Destinies are Intertwined." Panel discussion at NAACP Legal Defense & Ed. Fund Conference. Warrenton, VA - October 29, 2005. “Integration with Opportunity: The Challenge for the 21st Century.” Opening plenary discussion at Forum on Vacant Property. Columbus, OH - October 24, 2005. “Vacant Properties: Region-Wide Challenges, Creating Equitable Outcomes” Panel remarks at Advancing Racial Justice Conference, Applied Research Center. Chicago, IL October 21 & 22, 2005. “Uncovering and Uprooting Structural Racism, and Applying What We Know to Katrina.” Keynote address for the Columbus Coalition for the Homeless’ 5th Annual Public Forum on Homelessness. Columbus, OH - October 20, 2005. “Race, Place, & Opportunity.”

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Keynote address at "What Next Ohio?" Summit 2005, Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Columbus, OH - October 19, 2005. “How Communities Can Make Change Toward Achieving the American Dream of Fair Housing.” Keynote address at BRIDGE Summit. Baltimore, MD - October 6, 2005. “Seizing Opportunities to Create Equity in the Baltimore Region.” Presentation to the African American Leadership Commission of Gamaliel. Detroit, MI - October 4, 2005. “Understanding the Trends that Have Reshaped Detroit.” Fall Diversity Lecture, Santa Clara University School of Law. Santa Clara, CA - September 29, 2005. “A New Paradigm and the Threat of White Space.” Presentation to Ford Foundation. New York, NY - Sept. 28, 2005. Presentation for “Faith, Values and Politics.” Youngstown, OH - August 22, 2005. “Promoting Regionalism in Youngstown: Regional Solutions for 21st Century Challenges.” Opening remarks at Roundtable on Ethnic and Racial Conflict, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Columbus, OH - June 13, 2005. Presentation at conference on Race & Regionalism. Institute on Race & Poverty, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN - May 6-7, 2005. “Connecting Affordable Housing to Opportunity.” Keynote address at Land Bank Authority Forum. Flint, MI - April 7, 2005. “Race, Regionalism and Abandoned Properties: How Land Banks Can Promote Regional Equity and Community Development.” Presentation on land bank development to Detroit City Council. Detroit, MI - March 17, 2005. Presentation to Battle Creek public school personnel. Battle Creek, MI - March 14, 2005. “Battle Creek Public Schools: Planning for Equity and Excellence in Education.” Keynote address at Annual Conference of Funders’ Network for Smart Growth & Livable Communities. Albuquerque, NM – March 7, 2005. “Seizing Opportunities for Inclusion - Smart Growth, Race and Regionalism.” Keynote address at Pastors/Religious Leaders Equity Luncheon, Metropolitan Alliance of Congregations West. Chicago, IL - March 3, 2005. “Opportunity In Context; Disparities In Health Care Delivery And Perceptions.” Introductory remarks at Grutter Symposium. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH February 24-25, 2005. “Meeting the Challenge of Grutter: Affirmative Action in Twenty-Five Years.” Plenary presentation at North Carolina Grantmaker's annual meeting. Greensboro, NC - February 17, 2005. “Philanthropy Through a Structural Lens: Advancing the Equity Agenda.”

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Presentation to Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Black History Month celebration. Columbus, OH - February 16, 2005. “New and Not so New Developments in Affirmative Action.” Presentation to OSU College of Optometry, Diversity Speakers Series. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH - February 9, 2005. “A Vision of Equity: Understanding the Intersection of Race and Optometry.” Panel participation in MOMENTUM 2005, Sponsored by Tides Foundation. Berkeley, CA February 5, 2005. “Race and the Future of the Progressive Movement.” Panel presentation at D.A.R.T. 8th Annual Clergy Conference. Miami, FL - February 2, 2005. “Congregation-Based Community Organizing: A Force Against Structural Injustice.” Presentation to ACORN. Newark, NJ - December 11, 2004. “An Inclusive Regional Agenda.” Plenary presentation at Gamaliel National Leadership Assembly. St Louis, MO - December 4, 2004. “Social Justice and Opportunity: Reframing the Public Discourse on ‘Moral Values’.” Presentation to the Cleveland Foundation. Cleveland, OH - November 30, 2004. “Promoting Regionalism in Cleveland.” Keynote address at Sustainable Pittsburgh conference on Equity and Regionalism. Pittsburgh, PA - November 19, 2004. “Equity and Regionalism: The Impact of Government Restructuring on Communities of Color in Pittsburgh.” Engagement at Teachers College, Columbia University (as a Mellon Scholar). New York, NY November 8-9, 2004. “The Ethical Imperative of Democracy in Education.” Panel participation at Roundtable on Positive Interracial Outcomes in the Classroom. Harvard Civil Rights Project. Cambridge, MA - November 5, 2004. Panel presentation at Whiteness Conference. Washington University. Saint Louis, MO - October 29, 2004. “For Whites Only - Whiteness as Opportunity.” Presentation at Building Blocks for Inclusive Communities National Conference. Cherry Hill, NJ - October 22, 2004. “The Integration Ideal in the 21st Century.” Opening remarks at Kirwan Racial Equity Colloquium: Sheryll Cashin, The Ohio University. Columbus, OH - October 19, 2004. Presentation to Calvert Group Advisory Board. Bethesda, MD - October 15, 2004. “The Longest Level: Philanthropy Through a Structural Lens.” Keynote address to Cleveland Public Forum. Cleveland, OH - October 8, 2004. “Regionalism and Equity.” Presentation at Ford Foundation staff retreat. New York, NY - September 29, 2004. “The Importance and Implications of Regional Equity.”

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Presentation to The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Columbus, OH - September 23, 2004. “Moving Forward and Looking Back: The Intersection of Race and Dentistry.” Presentation delivered at the University of Denver. Denver, CO - August 19, 2004. “Structural Racism: The Civil Rights Struggle for the 21st Century.” Presentation delivered to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Board of Directors. Battle Creek, MI July 27 2004. “Disparate Outcomes: Individuals, Institutions, and Social Structures.” Presentation delivered to the Council of Urban Boards of Education at their 2004 Issues Seminar. Baltimore, MD - June 2004. “Islands of Students: The Urban Educational Divide.” Presentation for the Regional Reinvestment Roundtable. Philadelphia, PA - June 18, 2004. “Racial Implications of Regional Development.” Presentation for the Columbus Metro Club Forum. Columbus, OH - June 9, 2004. “Civil Rights, Sprawl and Regional Equity.” Presentation to the City and Regional Planning Department at The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH - May 14, 2004. “Adapting Planning To Look Through a Racial, Spatial & Regional Equity Lens.” Presentation delivered to Erase Racism. Long Island, NY - May 6, 2004. “Regional Equity, Race and the Challenge to Long Island.” Keynote address delivered for the annual meeting of The Community Development Partnerships’ Network. Atlanta, GA - May 5, 2004. “Reshaping Community Development: Where You Live is as Important as What You Live In.” Keynote address to BREAD. Columbus, OH - April 28, 2004. “Affordable Housing in America: Issues and Future Needs.” Presentation delivered at The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar. Columbus, OH - April 3, 2004. “An Academic Overview of Desegregation.” Keynote address delivered at a Unitarian Universalist ministers' conference. Boston, MA - March 19, 2004. “Spirituality, Social Justice, Spatial Racism and Civil Rights.” Presentation for the Ford Foundation’s Philanthropy and Regional Equity Working Retreat. New York, NY - March 8, 2004. “Increasing Philanthropic Effectiveness by Looking Through a Racial, Spatial & Regional Equity Lens.” Keynote address at a forum sponsored by the William K Kellogg Foundation. Battle Creek, MI January 26, 2004. “Structural Racism and Civil Rights.” Keynote address delivered at the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) multifamily housing conference. Madison, WI - December 2003. “Housing Development, Equity and Civil Rights.”

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Presentation to OSU Alumni Advisory Council. Columbus, OH - November 6, 2006. “Diversifying Urban Neighborhoods.” Presentation on “Opportunity-Based Development: Rethinking Community Development Strategies.” Detroit, MI - October 8, 2003. Presentation at the annual convention of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. Minneapolis, MN - September 29, 2003. “Race and Homelessness.” Presentation delivered to the board members of Metropolis 2020. Chicago, IL - September 17, 2003. “Metropolis 2020.” Presentation delivered to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Battle Creek, MI - September 8, 2003. “Structural Racism and Civil Rights.” Presentation at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA - June 23, 2003. “Racism, Sprawl and Equity: The Civil Rights Struggle in the 21st Century.”

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